important to understand all the steps of creating a stencil.First selected or created your own original design, then it is changed by the technology of applying the paint stenciled, this is the most difficult and responsible process.Then, the blank stencil printed on the printer, and finally the sharp scalpel to remove unnecessary portions of the stencil.

create drawings for stencil

Not every pattern can be seamlessly converted into a stencil.Looking at the picture, you need to imagine how it will look in a solid color, which parts will be visible and which are not.It is an art that requires a lot of experience.Therefore, to study the production of the stencil is better at some simple drawings or text labels.

create a stencil can be almost any graphics p
rogram - for example, the perfect Photoshop.To start, set the canvas size to the size of the future of the stencil, and then place it on the drawing, you can use the insert.Resize the image inserted as needed.Then identify which areas of the picture will be cut - paint over them in any color, such as black.

paint over all removable sections, look, did not work there so that some of the elements of the stencil was completely cut off from the base.For example, in text stencils can be dropped out midway letters "O", "R", "B", etc.In this case, contemplate subtle connection between the walls and other areas of the stencil.The same applies to long lines - if you, for example, make a stencil rose, the long stem is cut sheet paper.This stencil will be unstable, so should be provided on the stem a few ties.

After the final simulation drawing, print it on a sheet of white paper.Take a look at the picture - you get the effect you want to achieve?What looked nice on the original figure, not always looks good in the form of a stencil.If something in the layout stencil ugly, think about how to change it.

Cutting stencil

Print the template on the best photographic paper.The paint will be applied from the gloss when you remove the stencil, you can easily wipe it with a sponge traces of paint.On plain paper or cardboard so it does not, they get wet and warp.

After printing the stencil comes very critical operation - cutting shaded areas.The stencil is placed on a piece of cardboard or linoleum and very carefully removed with a scalpel unwanted areas.Alternatively, you can use sharp manicure scissors, they are not bad cope with this task.

Cutting out the stencil carefully follow the clean lines.They must be smooth and free of burrs.Any violation of the lines will be reflected on the drawings made using a stencil.If

ready stencil slightly warped, put it in about a day and giving the book weight.After that, he will be completely flat and usable.